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 Dr Ksenia Gnevsheva. Image: supplied.
17
Jan
2018

New research explores how we tell someone's age from their voice

We’re pretty good at guessing how old someone is just by hearing their voice. However, we’re not uniformly good at estimating the age of...
 Matthew Jacob, BPPE (Hons. '17), is a former Tuckwell Scholar and CASS Student Ambassador, who has secured a research position at Stanford University.
09
Jan
2018

Tuckwell Scholar and PPE grad becomes Stanford researcher

A high-achieving former Tuckwell Scholarship recipient, now CASS alumnus, has begun a research position at Stanford University. Matthew...
 Skeletal remains from Christine Cave's study. Image: ANU
04
Jan
2018

Redefining knowledge of elderly people throughout history

An archaeologist from The Australian National University (ANU) is set to redefine what we know about elderly people in cultures throughout...
18
Dec
2017

ANU research on Japanese "silver backpackers" sheds light on gender norms

In 2011 Shiori Shakuto was out with friends in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. They were at the sort of place where expats, backpackers and locals...
 "Teaching is a team effort; this national award is recognition of that," says Dr Jason Payne, winner of a 2017 Australian Awards for University Teaching. Image: supplied
15
Dec
2017

ANU Criminologist named one of Australia’s best university teachers

An ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences criminologist has been recognised as one of Australia’s best teachers. Dr Jason Payne is among...
 From left: Distinguished Prof. Amin Saikal, ANU Chancellor Prof. The Hon. Gareth Evans, and Emeritus Fellow Colin Steele. Images: Stuart Hay/ANU
15
Dec
2017

Middle East expert, and former Chief Librarian, receive major awards from ANU

Two esteemed members of the College of Arts and Social Sciences have received major awards from The Australian National University for...
 From left Lyn Yu Mackay, Mandy Yap, Kerstin Roe, and Eunice Yu at the launch of the Yawuru Community Wellbeing report. Image courtesy Julia Rau Photography
14
Dec
2017

Mandy gains a PhD, and bridges worlds

Mandy Yap is graduating on 15 December with a doctorate, plus research experience that’s enabled her to bridge both interdisciplinary...

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